Document Number: 9065Grading Higher Education: Giving Consumers the Information They Need - Attending college is a costly and uncertain endeavor which also requires one to make a complicated set of decisions that must be done in the appropriate order and at the right times. These decisions include whether and how to prepare, where to apply, which institution to choose and how to finance the costs. There are numerous resources to help students understand and improve their preparation for college, but there are far fewer tools or aids to help families navigate the college selection process. (The Hamilton Project, Center for American Progress, December 2010)...
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